Wed Apr 10, 2019, 09:48 PM

Ukrainian Adventurism In Black Sea Risks Pulling NATO Into Conflict With Russia - Senators

Published time: 10 Apr, 2019 23:11

NATO support is encouraging Ukraine's recklessness in relations with Russia, but such provocations could lead to war in which the US-led alliance itself could become involved, the Russian Federation Council has said.

The senators released a joint statement dedicated to NATO's 70th anniversary on Tuesday, paying special attention to the latest anti-Russian remarks coming from the organization.

US ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said last week that a special “package” had been designed within the bloc “to assure that there is a safe passage for Ukrainian vessels” through the Kerch Strait.

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The narrow waterway connecting the Black and Azov Seas, which Russia controls, became the venue of an intense standoff last November, when several Ukrainian vessels deliberately violated Russia's maritime border near the Kerch straight. They were detained by the Russian coast guard, which chased the intruders and fired shots at them.

The Federal Council clarified that “the passage of Ukrainian ships through the Kerch Strait is not a question of balance of power or NATO's presence in the Black Sea region, but solely the Ukrainian side's problem with observing the procedures, which it is well aware of and has successfully fulfilled before.”


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